Education

1986–90  PhD Art History, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Wales

1982–84  MA Visual Art, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Wales

1978–81  BA (Hons) Fine Art, Gwent College of Higher Education, Newport, Gwent, Wales

1977–78  Foundation Studies, Gwent College of Higher Education, Newport, Gwent, Wales


Employment

2022 to date Freelance sound art and visual art practitioner, sound and visual historian, and educator, Wales

2011–2018  Co-ordinator of eye(aɪ)–ear(ɪə(r)): image, sound & word, Aberystwyth University, Wales

1999–2013  Director of the Centre for Studies in the Visual Culture of Religion, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Wales

19952022  Professorial Chair of Art, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Wales

1995–2005  Head of School, School of Art, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, Wales

1992–95  Lecturer in Fine Art, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Wales

1986–92  Tutor in Painting, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Wales

1985–87  Tutor in Painting and Art & Design, Open College of the Arts, Wales

1985–87  Tutor in Art History, Gwent College of Higher Education, Newport, Gwent, Wales,

1985–86  Tutor in Art & Design and Art History, Pontypool College, Gwent, Wales


Appointments & Fellowships

2005 to date  Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, UK

2004–15  Honorary Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Theology and Religious Studies and Islamic Studies, University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, Lampeter, Wales


Editorial Boards

2010–18  Advisor to the journal of Biblical Reception, UK


Advisory Boards

2005–9  Advisor to the Bible & Visual Culture in Wales Project  (Arts & Humanities Research Council), Department of Theology and Religious Studies and Islamic Studies, University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, Lampeter, Wales

2004–9  Advisory Board for Material Religion: The Journal of Objects, Art & Belief, USA

2003–11  Advisory Board for the Institute for Studies in Sacred Architecture, USA


Professional Membership

American Academy of Religion, USA
Association of Art Historians, UK
Art & Christian Enquiry, UK
European Association of Biblical Studies, EU
Institute for the Study of Sacred Architecture, USA
Society Biblical Literature, USA